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 March 2013
Thursday 21
16:00 - SEMINAR - CMCA Seminar Series: "X-ray phase contrast imaging using conventional sources" by Dr Peter Munro More Information
Image contrast arises in conventional X-ray radiography due the differential absorption of X-rays throughout the sample. Many objects of interest, for example, soft biological tissue, possess weak absorption contrast. Furthermore, by definition, absorption contrast is directly correlated with the (...)

 April 2013
Thursday 11
16:00 - SEMINAR - OzROMS – a three dimensional continental shelf and slope model for Australia : SESE Seminar More Information
The regional ocean modelling system, ROMS—a three-dimensional numerical model with a high spatial resolution (~2–4 km), developed for the continental shelf and slope regions of Australia—is presented. This is the first time a model of this nature with all the relevant forcing (tides, winds, air–sea (...)
Thursday 18
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Blue Forests for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Website | More Information
A public lecture by Núria Marbà, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Institut Mediterrani d’Estudis Avançats (UIB-CSIC).

Marine vegetated habitats (seagrasses, salt-marshes, macroalge and mangroves) occupy 0.2 % of the ocean surface but contribute 50% of carbon burial in marine (...)
Wednesday 24
12:30 - PRESENTATION - Underwater Stereo-Video and Tools for Big Marine Data - 24th April 2013 Website | More Information
Perth is one of the cities taking part in the global ‘Big Data Week’ (BDW) - www.bigdataweek.com/perth

To support BDW, iVEC@UWA has planned various events that include presentations, networking opportunities and activities which will look at some of the challenges and opportunities (...)

 May 2013
Wednesday 01
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : "Application of Fibre-Optic Sensing for Measurement of Antarctic Ice Shelf and Sub-Ice Shelf Ocean Dynamics" Website | More Information
Monitoring of the ice shelf and sub-ice shelf ocean temperatures represents an important component towards understanding ice sheet stability and the potential for rapid sea level rise.Continuous monitoring is challenging due to difficult surface access, the difficulties to penetrate through the ice (...)
Thursday 09
16:00 - EVENT - CMCA Seminar Series: Techniques and Applications in Marine and Biological Science More Information
SIMS is one of the most powerful characterization techniques for materials, chemistry, physics, and biology because of its unique capabilities to provide trace sensitivity (ppm to sub-ppb range) and excellent depth (as good as 1 nm) and lateral resolution (< 1 µm for ion microscopes and 30 nm (...)
Thursday 16
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Public Lecture - Dr Tim McClanahan More Information
Title: Addressing the social-ecological values gap.

Abstract: Addressing the social-ecological values gap - Can we find fisheries management solutions that work for people and nature? The call for expanding social-ecological science and metrics for sustainability will require resolving (...)
Wednesday 22
17:30 - EVENT - Postgraduate Information Evening : Register now for our upcoming information session, and discover more about studying Accounting, Business Information Management, Commerce, Economics, Human Resources and Employment Relations, and Marketing at the postgraduate level. Website | More Information
Learn more about the UWA Business School’s postgraduate courses at our next information evening.

Register now for our upcoming information session, and discover more about studying Accounting, Business Information Management, Commerce, Economics, Human Resources and Employment Relations (...)

 June 2013
Thursday 06
13:10 - EVENT - IOA Postgraduate Showcase 2013: Frontiers in Agriculture : 6 of UWA's best PhD students present their research Website | More Information
Each year The UWA Institute of Agriculture hosts an annual Postgraduate Showcase where selected postgraduate students in Agriculture and related areas present their research.

The Postgraduate Showcase brings together some of UWA’s best PhD students at an advanced stage of their research (...)
Wednesday 19
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Madagascar and Great Barrier Reef corals reveal a multidecadal signature of rainfall and river runoff . Website | More Information
Pacific Ocean sea surface temperatures (SST) influence rainfall variability on multidecadal and interdecadal timescales in concert with the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) and Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation (IPO). Rainfall variations in locations such Australia and North America are therefore (...)
Wednesday 26
13:00 - EVENT - Sharks, Camera, Action! : Forum and Mini Film Festival Website | More Information
Sharks, Camera, Action! is a forum and a mini film festival, focused on sharks and their relatives, which aims to encourage, inspire, and educate the general public about the important role that these animals play in our oceans. Our goal is to facilitate communication about sharks and their (...)

 October 2013
Thursday 10
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Do genetic effects threaten the sustainability of marine fisheries? : 2050 Food - Lecture Series Website | More Information
A public lecture by Fred Allendorf, Regents Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences, University of Montana and 2013 US Fulbright Senior Specialist UWA.

Cost: Free, but RSVP essential. Register: http://2050food3-eorg.eventbrite.com.au/#

Wild marine fisheries comprise (...)

 November 2013
Sunday 10
14:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Driving Force: Food, Evolution and the Future Website | More Information
This lecture by Professor Michael Crawford, Director of the Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition, is a part of the 2013 ‘Celebrating Oceans Initiatives’ co-sponsored by the UWA Oceans Institute and the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies, the WA Museum and the Maritime Museum.

T (...)

 July 2014
Monday 28
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Making Marine Protected Areas More Effective: resilience through diversity Website | More Information
A public lecture by Peter Jones, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geography, University College London.

There are growing societal concerns about the health of our seas and increasing interest in the potential of marine protected areas (MPAs) to help address these concerns. However (...)

 August 2014
Monday 04
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Living and Working Underwater: The Aquarius Reef Base underwater laboratory and residence Website | More Information
A public lecture by James W. Fourqurean, Director, Marine Education and Research Initiative at Florida International University and 2014 Institute of Advanced Studies Professor-at-Large.

Humans are limited in their ability to study the health of the coastal ocean. While robots, cameras (...)

 September 2014
Wednesday 17
16:00 - SEMINAR - Polarisation vision and sensing : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. More Information
As humans, we are generally unaware of the polarization of light. In contrast, many animals including insects, crustaceans, octopus and fish respond to polarised light. For them, there is information and value in polarization signals, just as there is for us in colour.

I will present (...)
Thursday 18
18:00 - EVENT - Shark Science Forum: exploring the neurobiological basis of behaviour Website | More Information
In this special 'On the Edge' forum, three marine experts from the UWA Oceans Institute will discuss the ‘science of sharks’.

Panellists

Winthrop Professor Shaun P. Collin, UWA Oceans Institute, the School of Animal Biology and IAS Distinguished Fellow;

Research (...)

 October 2014
Monday 13
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Impact of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident in the Ocean Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Pere Masqué, Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and 2014 UWA Gledden Visiting Fellow.

The accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 caused the largest accidental release of (...)
Thursday 16
9:00 - CONFERENCE - Oceans Institute - 2nd Post Graduate Student Conference More Information
Speaker Call out! Hello everyone

We’re organising the 2nd Ocean Institute Post graduate Student Conference on the 16 October 2014, taking place at the University club of UWA.

The idea is to give you a platform to discuss and present your latest research (Research (...)
Tuesday 21
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Impacts of enhanced UV-B radiation on the ocean ecosystems Website | More Information
A public lecture by Susana Agusti, Professorial Fellow at the UWA Oceans Institute, and Research Professor, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA).

In this lecture Professor Agusti will describe the current state of the (...)


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